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I am absolutely thrilled with our “oak tree” installation. AnneLouise Burns created a work of art that is pure outsized, overjoyed beauty. Its gorgeous green leaves inscribed with our donors’ names is the perfect metaphor for the vitality and vibrance of Poetry Barn’s community. Intelligent, imaginative, and multi-talented,  AnneLouise exceeded all my expectations. 
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Lissa Kiernan,

Director, Poetry Barn

AnneLouise is a design and marketing strategist who specializes in logo design, brand development & marketing, user experience consulting and retail design. 


Starting her career in New York City, AnneLouise created marketing, promotional and retail design materials for clients such as Federated Department Stores, L’Oreal, The New York Botanical Gardens, The Bronx Zoo, and Kensington Publishing. Now in the the Hudson Valley, AnneLouise brings her skills and talents to non-profits, small businesses and start-ups, helping them position themselves by combining smart strategic planning with innovative design solutions.


AnneLouise is also co-founder and creative director for the Hudson Valley Yarn Trail, an organization dedicated to connecting the yarn shops, artists, fiber lovers, crafters and farms of the Hudson Valley.


She earned a BFA in Graphic Design, and a Masters in Design Management from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn NY. She also earned a User Experience Certificate from Bentley University in Boston MA.


In her “spare time” AnneLouise loves to bicycle, cook, knit, garden, make and build things - like houses, campers and rock gardens.

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